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Serbian Military Helicopter Carrying 7 People Crashes Near Belgrade

Serbian military helicopter carrying seven people on board crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from southern Serbia.

World » Southeast Europe | March 14, 2015, Saturday // 11:31 | Viewed: 962

Bulgarian Economist to Head IMF Mission to Athens

Bulgarian economist Iva Petrova will head the IMF technical team to Athens and will participate in the negotiations with the Greek government on behalf of the IMF.

World » Southeast Europe | March 14, 2015, Saturday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1432

At Least 21 Killed as Ferry in Myanmar Sinks

At least 21 people died and nearly 50 are missing after a ferry capsized in northwestern Myanmar due to high waves.

World | March 14, 2015, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 923

EU Unlikely to Impose New Economic Sancions Against Russia

European Union (EU) leaders are unlikely to reach an agreement on the prolongation of economic sanctions against Russia at their forthcoming summit next week.

World » EU | March 13, 2015, Friday // 21:47 | Viewed: 1579

Sweden to Remilitarise Baltic Island in Response to Russian Activity

Sweden plans to station troops on the strategic Baltic island of Gotland, as Russia has increased its military activity in the region.

World | March 13, 2015, Friday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1457

EU Commission President Criticises Lack of Progress on Greek Debt Talks

European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker criticised on Friday the lack of progress in the negotiations on Greece's bailout.

World » EU | March 13, 2015, Friday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1089

IS `Accepts` Boko Haram's Oath of Allegiance

Islamic State (IS) has reportedly accepted a pledge of allegiance from the Nigerian insurgent movement Boko Haram.

World | March 13, 2015, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1302

Iceland No Longer EU Member Candidate

Iceland has officially renounced its EU membership bid, according to an official statement.

World » EU | March 13, 2015, Friday // 07:56 | Viewed: 1340

German FinMin Not Ruling Out Grexit Anymore

Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has made clear he considers a Greek exit from the Eurozone (a so-called Grexit) possible, amid a harsh verbal clash with Greek politicians.

World » EU | March 13, 2015, Friday // 07:35 | Viewed: 1089

Tensions Rise Between Greece and Germany

The scandal began after Greek media accused the German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble called Greek Financial Minister Yanis Varoufakis ''foolishly naive''.

World » Southeast Europe | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 20:27 | Viewed: 1112

Incirlik Base Will Not Be Used in Fight against IS, Turkey Says

The Incirlik Airbase could only be used by the international coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) group if there is a "comprehensive process", a spokesperson for the Turkish Foreign Ministry has said.

World | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 856

Czech Intelligence 'Suspects 3 Russian Diplomats of Being Spies'

The Security Information Service (BIS) of the Czech Republic believes three Russian diplomats might be acting as spies, local media reports suggest.

World » EU | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1091

Fire in Russia Shopping Center Kills 5, up to 25 Trapped Inside

At least five people are feared dead after the Admiral shopping center in Kazan, Russia went ablaze on Thursday.

World » Russia | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 945

Russia’s Stroytransgaz to Build Gas Pipeline in Macedonia

Russian company Stroytransgaz will start building a gas pipeline in Macedonia that would link the Balkan country’s gas network system to neighbouring Greece.

World » Southeast Europe | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1382

EU, NATO Officials Raise Concerns over Macedonia's Political Tensions

A number of Western officials have voiced their concern over the recent developments in Macedonia which include a tense political battle between the government and the opposition.

World » Southeast Europe | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1297

New Riots in Ferguson Leave 2 Police Officers Wounded

Two police officers have been hit during unrest in the town of Ferguson, Missouri (US), officials say.

World | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1094

MEPs Call on Moscow to Hold Independent Probe of Nemtsov Killing

Members of the European Parliament on Wednesday called on Russia to conduct an independent investigation into the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

World » EU | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 21:52 | Viewed: 957

IMF Approves New USD 17.5 B Funding Plan for Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new USD 17.

World » Ukraine | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 938

NATO Secretary General Accuses Russia of Continued Presence in Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg accused Russia of its continued presence in Ukraine and called Moscow to withdraw all its forces and end its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.

World | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1083

Macedonia Investigating Opposition Leader amid Calls for Gov't Resignation

A probe has been launched into Macedonian opposition leader Zoran Zaev's alleged involvement in a bribery scheme, the country's Interior Ministry has said.

World » Southeast Europe | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1078

Sweden, Saudi Arabia Embroiled in Diplomatic Row

Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Stockholm has been recalled in response to a decision of Sweden to scrap a bilateral defense cooperation agreement.

World | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1000